Refuse derived fuels (RDF)

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Veolia continues green expansion with biomass acquisition

Environmental services firm Veolia has snapped up the business and assets of Boomeco Limited, a waste wood processor and producer of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF).

The Ferrybridge Multifuel 1 energy-from-waste project in Yorkshire

Siemens: Integrated approach to EfW could cut plant costs by 13%

EXCLUSIVE: The current system for delivering energy-from-waste (EfW) plants in the UK is not fit for purpose, according to the head of renewable power and oil and gas at Siemens UK.

Working together, the two facilities will save around 1.3 million tonnes of CO2e emissions

GIB invests in groundbreaking £111m recycling plant

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) is one of three investors funding a first-of-its-kind £111m recycling and waste facility in Scotland.

Trafford councillor Michael Hyman cuts the ribbon to officially open BandM plant

B&M opens £1m commercial waste facility in Manchester

Waste management firm B&M Waste Services has opened a £1m facility in Manchester to process commercial waste into refuse derived fuel (RDF) for export to Germany.

Macsween reaches zero waste to landfill goal

Haggis firm achieves zero waste to landfill goal

Haggis producer Macsween has announced that it has met its target for sending none of its waste to landfill.

British Airways takes off with sustainable jet fuel

British Airways gives green light to use waste for jet fuel

British Airways has announced that it will start producing jet fuel made from waste destined for landfill in order to reduce its carbon emissions.

Defra calls for evidence on RDF market

Defra has issued a call for evidence on the refuse derived fuel (RDF) market in England in order to "fill the gaps" in its evidence base.

Runcorn plant

Viridor switches on Runcorn energy recovery plant

Waste management and recycling firm Viridor has confirmed that it has switched on its Runcorn energy recovery plant.

Increasing levels of RDF are being exported

UK is missing the boat on extracting value from waste, report warns

The UK is missing out on opportunities to extract greater value from its waste at home and abroad, according to a new report.

UK playing 'risky' game with heavy reliance on RDF/SRF exports

Future market volatility around refuse-derived fuel (RDF) and solid recovered fuel (SRF) could put the UK's renewable energy strategy at risk, new research has warned.

Clinical waste firm aims for zero waste to landfill

Clinical waste company SRCL has announced it is aiming to meet a zero waste to landfill target by the end of the year.

Shanks' MBT plant at Hespin Wood

Shanks signals intent with expansion into Cumbria and Wakefield

Shanks continue its penetration into the municipal waste market by securing one new contract and delivering on an existing one.

Is it time to come clean on SRF?

Should solid recovered fuel be reclassified as a product or a fuel? Marcus Brew considers the arguments for and against

Upgrading MSW before energy recovery sparks profit potential

Pre-treating household waste before sending it to energy recovery could offer higher financial returns for waste operators, according to new research.

Dutch EfW giant taps into UK's emerging RDF supply

A Dutch player has entered the UK energy-from-waste market in a bid to secure more feedstock for its energy recovery plants in the Netherlands.

The refuse-derived fuel facility, soon to open in Hull

In brief: energy-from-waste contract news

Latest developments in this sector centre around new infrastructure gains, particularly for refuse-derived fuels and anaerobic digestion.

Waste-derived fuel plant set to power up

Construction work on a £330m power station utilising waste-derived fuels is set to begin later this year in West Yorkshire.

Richard Lochhead and Avondale MD Colin Cooper inside the new MRF

Scottish landfill operator unveils cutting edge MRF/RDF facility

A £20m recycling and refuse-derived fuel facility is one step closer to going live in Scotland for the treatment of residual waste.

Waste sector bullish over future growth for RDF and SRF

Confidence is growing in the long term prospects of the UK's fuel from waste market, according to a report out today (November 16).

The hi-tech shredder

Cementing a partnership for RDF

As part of its zero waste to landfill strategy, Cwikskip has installed equipment to shred materials that can't be recycled into refuse-derived fuel. Katie Coyne reports

L-R: Wiltshire councillor Toby Sturgis, Hills Group CE Mike Hill, and Interserve Construction’s director of infrastructure Simon Ohlenschlager

Build work underway for MBT facility in Wiltshire

Construction work on Wiltshire's first mechanical biological treatment (MBT) plant has begun, which will treat up to 60,000 tonnes of household waste a year across the county.

UK in pole position to capitalise on RDF export market

The UK could significantly benefit from producing more refuse-derived fuel (RDF) for export to northern Europe to meet rising demand for additional feedstock.

How to get the most from waste-to-energy

Generating energy from waste is attracting increasing attention. But incineration causes concerns. Andrew Hamilton says his company has a technology that bypasses the issue

Bridging the gap

RPS principal consultant Claudia Amos and consultant David Rodgers study ways of determining end markets and uses for waste-derived products

A recovery method to dispose of?

Matt Townsend from Allen & Overy's environmental law group examines the implications of the recent decision to classify waste incineration as a disposal rather than recovery operation.

A recovery method to dispose of?

Matt Townsend from Allen & Overy's environmental law group examines the implications of the recent decision to classify waste incineration as a disposal rather than recovery operation.

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